The State Of Australia’s Emissions

Tasmania is carbon positive, with net CO2e emissions at -3.15 tonnes per capita.

This is largely due to its land use and forestry management. NT has the highest average emissions of CO2e at 84 tonnes per capita and NSW is in the middle of the pack at 17 tCO2e per capita.

StateTotal CO2e Emissions (kt)CO2e Emissions (tonnes per capita)% Contribution to national emissionsEnergyIndustrial ProcessesAgricultureLand use, land-use change, forestryWaste
NSW136,57916.8926.70%78.60%9.40%11.90%-3.40%3.50%
VIC9132913.8419.50%95.30%3.70%17.10%-19.10%3.10%
QLD16453832.330.50%72.00%3.50%13.00%9.90%1.60%
SA2391913.655.70%73.60%14.50%23.90%-15.90%3.80%
WA9185235.0112.20%91.80%4.70%10.80%-9.40%2.10%
NT2064783.882.30%65.10%0.60%17.40%16.00%0.90%
ACT127930.20%87.50%13.80%1.40%-15.60%13.00%
TAS-1683-3.153.10%230.50%100.60%142.40%-596.90%23.30%